Health

Insulin injections without needles

The NanoPump is a tiny silicon array on the skin in which dozens or hundreds of tiny, hollow pyramids, are set, barely detectable by the naked eye.Diabetes patients have long been required to administer their daily injections with an inch-long …

As good as mother’s milk

Nutrinia’s technology enables the industrial production of micro-encapsulated insulin that can be incorporated into an infant formula while maintaining a level of potency similar to that of the insulin present in natural mother’s milk.Nutrinia, a start-up Israeli company founded by …

Israeli research behind new cancer-fighting drug

Professor Avraham Hershko (left) and Dr. Aaron Ciechanover led the Technion team that discovered the system that degrades proteins – the ubiquitin system. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight cancer, which is the …

Putting a wrap on patient health

MTRE’s Allon Wrap has been clinically proven, and – according to the company – has been shown to significantly reduce morbidity, immunosuppression, coagulopathy, and shivering. At Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva, surgeons will not begin a 10-hour liver …

Video games help researchers monitor brains cells

Using a video game featuring a yellow taxi, virtual city and human players with electrodes embedded in their memory banks, the team have discovered how three types of brain cells interact to help people navigate the real world.Israeli and American …

Wireless monitoring for the heart

Remon’s implant, which requires no antenna, battery or connecting leads, contains a pressure monitoring system that measures the pressure inside the artery and wirelessly transmits this information to an external computer based system.Hezi Himelfarb, CEO of Remon Medical Technologies, wants …